By: OurMoneyGuide || Last updated on: April 30, 2024 

Kotak League Platinum Credit Card is a good starter card from Kotak. It has a low annual card spend requirement of ₹50,000 to get an annual fee waiver, hence the card can be virtually lifetime free if you spend ₹50,000 on your card each year

The card also provides lifestyle benefits like complimentary domestic airport lounge access, 2 times per quarter, and other benefits.

Pros & Cons of Kotak League Platinum Card

Pros

  • Complimentary domestic airport lounge access
  • Low annual card spend requirement of ₹50,000 to get an annual fee waiver

Cons

  • Low reward rate on card spending

Features & Benefits of the Kotak League Platinum Card

0.53% benefit on specific travel and shopping categories – Travel Agencies & Tour Operators || Package Tour Operators || Airlines and Air Carriers || Departmental Stores || Durable Goods || Electric Sales

You earn 8 reward points on every ₹150 you spend in these categories, meaning 5.33 reward points (worth ₹0.53/ 53 paise) on every ₹100 spent – 0.53% reward.

1 reward point = ₹0.10 or 10 paise*, and can be redeemed on Kotak Rewards for a variety of shopping e-vouchers, travel, movies and more.
*1 reward point = 0.40 Kotak Rewards = ₹0.10 (since 1 Kotak Reward = 0.25)

0.26% benefit on all other card spends (on yearly card spend is below ₹2 lakhs) || 0.53% benefit on all other card spends (on yearly card spend is above ₹2 lakhs)

On yearly card spend below ₹2 lakhs : You earn 2.66 reward points worth ₹0.26 or 26 paise, on every ₹100 you spend on all other card purchases (4 reward points on every ₹150) – 0.26% reward.
– On yearly card spend above ₹2 lakhs : You earn 5.33 reward points worth ₹0.53 or 53 paise, on every ₹100 you spend on all other purchases (8 reward points on every ₹150) – 0.53% reward.

1 reward point = ₹0.10 or 10 paise*, and can be redeemed on Kotak Rewards for a variety of shopping e-vouchers, travel, movies and more.

Additional benefit (milestone benefits)

You get 10,000 reward points worth ₹1000, at ₹1.25 lakh half-yearly card spend. This benefit is available every 6 months, meaning it is available 2 times a year.
OR
You get 4 PVR tickets (worth upto ₹400 each), at ₹1.25 lakh half-yearly card spend. This benefit is available every 6 months, meaning it is available 2 times a year. And is available only if you are located in a PVR location.

1 reward point = ₹0.10 or 10 paise, and can be redeemed on Kotak Rewards for a variety of shopping e-vouchers, travel, movies and more.

Complimentary airport lounge access in India – 2 per quarter

You get free visits to airport lounges in India, 8 times per year (maximum 2 times per quarter).

For list of lounges, please click here.

Railway surcharge waiver, upto ₹500 per year

You get surcharge waiver for railway ticket bookings–
– 1.80% surcharge waiver for transactions made on the IRCTC website
– 2.50% surcharge waiver for transactions made at Indian railway booking counters
– Maximum waiver of ₹500 per year

Fuel surcharge waiver, upto ₹3500 per year

You get 1% fuel surcharge waiver, only on fuel transactions between ₹500 and ₹3000. And only on yearly fuel purchases upto ₹3.50 lakhs per calendar year (since the maximum waiver amount is capped at ₹3500 per year).

Kotak customer care number & KASSIST

Please click here to see all options on how to contact the bank.

SMS “KASSIST” to 5676788, and the bank will call back within two hours. 

Kotak ‘Everyday Specials‘

You get exclusive everyday special offers. These offers can be found on the official Kotak website and includes discounts, cashback, rewards, and other benefits across various categories such as dining, shopping, travel, and more.

Kotak League Platinum Card Fees and Charges

Annual fee & annual fee offers


Annual feeAnnual fee offers
1st year joining fee₹499Welcome offer : You get reward points worth ₹500, on payment of joining fee.
Renewal fee from 2nd year onwards₹499Renewal offer : Annual fee is not charged from the 2nd year onwards, if you spend ₹50,000 or more in the previous year.

Foreign currency mark-up fee

3.50% of the transaction amount. This fee is charged when you use your card outside India.

Interest Charges on outstanding Balances

3.50% per month (42% per annum)

Important note

– GST/ other applicable taxes as per current laws, will be applicable on all fees and charges
– Please click here to view all fees & charges on this card

Eligibility Criteria

Some basic criteria is given below, there maybe additional requirements based on your profile, this is at the sole discretion of Kotak Mahindra Bank.

Minimum agePrimary cardholders : 21 years
Add-on cardholders 18 years or above
Maximum age65 years
Minimum income₹5 lakh per year
Other criteriaRegular source of income, good credit score preferably above 750
Cities at which card is availableCard is only given at the following cities – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi (including Gurgaon and Noida), Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune

Application Process

Step-by-step guide

Online application process
The easiest way is to click here – APPLY NOW , you shall be taken to the card application page on the Kotak Mahindra Bank website. You can also visit official website of the bank and fill out the application form.

Steps –
1. Fill in the required details in the online application form, including personal and employment details, contact information, and income details.
2. Submit the application form along with the necessary documents such as identity proof, address proof, income proof and age proof.
3. Once your application is received, Kotak Mahindra Bank will review your application and verify the information provided.
4. Upon successful verification, you will receive a confirmation, and your Credit Card will be dispatched to your registered mailing address.
Offline (face to face)  application processAlternatively, you can also apply for the card by visiting the nearest Kotak Mahindra Bank branch, and submitting your application along with the necessary documents. To find the branch nearest to you, please visit here.
Tracking card application statusYou can track your credit card application status by clicking here – Kotak Credit Card Application Status

Necessary documents

Common documents required to attain a credit card are as follows. Additional documents may be required on a case-to-case basis, this is at the sole discretion of Kotak Mahindra Bank.

Required documents 
For salaried employees :
– Identification proof : Aadhaar card, PAN card, driving license, voter ID card, passport (any one)
– Address proof : Utility bill, ration card, passport, driving license, voter ID card (any one)
– Income proof : Salary slips, Form 16, income tax returns (any one)
– Age proof : 10th standard school certificate, birth certificate, passport, voter ID card (any one)

For self-employed professionals :
– Identification proof : Aadhaar card, PAN card, driving license, voter ID card, passport (any one)
– Address proof : Utility bill, ration card, passport, driving license, voter ID card , last two months’ bank statement (any one)
– Income Proof : Income tax returns with computation of income, certified financial documents, proof of business continuity (any one)
– Age proof : 10th standard school certificate, birth certificate, passport, voter ID card (any one)